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Accountability and Transparency

CBP is committed to being a leader in law enforcement accountability and transparency by providing multiple ways to report incidents as well as timely, accurate and appropriate information regarding CBP-related deaths, use of force incidents and other critical incidents resulting in serious injuries.   The Accountability and Transparency page provides the public with statements, policies, reports and other important information concerning critical incidents and related Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) reviews and investigations.


Sat, 10/30/2021 | Speeches and Statements

A U.S. Border Patrol camera operator observed three suspected migrants walking through a flat field approximately two and a half miles northeast of the Eagle Pass, Texas, Port of Entry on Oct. 28, 2021. Five Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station responded to the area in an attempt to locate the migrants.  At approximately 4:58 a.m.

Wed, 10/13/2021 | Speeches and Statements

On Oct. 6, 2021, at approximately 11:24 p.m., personnel at the U.S. Border Patrol station in Kingsville, TX, were contacted by an anonymous caller who reported an individual lying in a field who may have been bitten by a spider.  The caller provided GPS coordinates for the individual’s location.  Border Patrol Agents responded to the area in search of the individual.  On Oct. 7, 2021, at approximately 12:50 a.m., Border Patrol Agents located an unresponsive citizen of Honduras.  Border Patrol Agents immediately requested Emergency Medical Technicians and Emergency Medical Services.

Thu, 09/30/2021 | Speeches and Statements

A Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States and citizen of Bosnia arrived with his wife at the Washington-Dulles Airport Port of Entry from Vienna, Austria, on September 27. The couple was admitted into the U.S. and then selected for a random agriculture inspection. The man collapsed onto the floor during the inspection and was unresponsive.  

Fri, 09/24/2021 | Speeches and Statements

Personnel at the U.S. Border Patrol Laredo South Station were notified by Laredo Sector Communications of a 911 call placed by an undocumented migrant at about 1:00 p.m. on September 20, 2021. The undocumented migrant, a citizen of Mexico, indicated he was lost and in medical distress. During a subsequent call from the man, Border Patrol Agents were able to obtain coordinates that placed him in a remote area, approximately 10 miles southwest of Aguilares, Texas.  Border Patrol Agents responded to the area and began to search for the man.


Last modified: 
November 26, 2021